Gilbert H. Jertberg

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Gilbert H. Jertberg (February 1, 1897 – June 8, 1973) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Springfield, Missouri, Jertberg was a Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War I, from 1917 to 1918. He received an A.B. from Stanford University in 1920 and a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1922. He was a Deputy district attorney of Fresno County, California from 1923 to 1924. He was in private practice in Fresno, California from 1924 to 1955.

On January 21, 1955, Jertberg was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California vacated by Campbell E. Beaumont. Jertberg was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 14, 1955, and received his commission on March 16, 1955.

On August 16, 1958, Eisenhower nominated Jertberg for elevation to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated by Dal M. Lemmon. Jertberg was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 19, 1958, and received his commission on August 21, 1958. He assumed senior status on September 30, 1967, serving until his death, in 1973, in Fresno, California.

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